Seven Bishop McCort Catholic seniors have committed to their respective colleges to continue their athletic careers. The seniors will be participating in sports ranging from football and wrestling to cheerleading and esports. Jordan Butler, Delilah Clark, Amiah Navarro, Georgia Shayesteh, Shakile Ferguson, Gianna Gallucci, and Caleb Visinsky each found their fits at institutions that offer strong programs in both academics and athletics.

By the Numbers
  • Jordan Butler wrestled to a 34-17 record as a senior.
  • Gianna Gallucci scored 604 points and added 192 rebounds in her senior year.
  • Shakile Ferguson totaled 422 kickoff return yards and 99 punt return yards.
Yes, But

While Butler and Ferguson are enthusiastic about their full scholarships and moving to Division I, there are still competitive and academic challenges ahead. Both will need to adjust to the higher demands of collegiate sports and academics simultaneously.

State of Play
  • Ferguson will join Mercyhurst's football team as it transitions to Division I.
  • Clark and Shayesteh will bring their cheerleading talents to West Georgia and Miami, respectively.
  • Navarro will major in forensic science at West Virginia, noted for its strong program.
  • Gallucci stays close to home to play basketball at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.
What's Next

These seniors will soon transition to college life, where they will face new athletic and academic challenges. Their early commitments underscore their readiness and excitement for this upcoming journey, setting the stage for future successes both on and off the field.

Bottom Line

The commitments of these seven seniors highlight the robust athletic and academic preparations provided by Bishop McCort Catholic, sending a clear message about the quality of their programs. Their diverse choices reflect personal fits for both athletic and academic growth in the coming years.